If you need immediate help or advice

Emergency / Police 24HR call 000. For crisis support contact Safe Steps 24HR call 1800 015 188.

Get tested if you've got symptoms

Fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat? To find out where to get tested got to vic.gov.au/CORONAVIRUS

You can leave your 25km area to get help

You can go further than your 25km limit anytime to escape family violence and you won't be fined

Family violence may escalate in crisis

Past evidence shows that family violence may escalates in times of stress and crisis

We are not taking Material Aid Donations

In response to the COVID-19 crisis we are unable to accept material aid donations at the moment

Let's work together and stay safe

Practice social distancing and hand washing hygiene and keep our community safe

$10

Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge

$50

Will purchase a SCHOOL PACK including backpack, lunchbox and drink bottle for a child starting at a new school

$75

Will purchase a WELCOME CLEANING PACK high level cleaning products to maintain a hygienic environment

$190

Will purchase a WELCOME KITCHEN PACK which provides clients new kitchen items for their own use and avoid sharing

$500

Will enable a Kara House support worker to receive ongoing SPECIALISED CHILDREN'S TRAINING

$5000

Will allow us to carry out vital REFURBISHMENTS to the Kara House refuge

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DR ILSA EVANS writes about the traumatic effects of 2020

For women it will continue to reverberate for women for years to come.

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Newsletters

Newsletter July 2020

Annual reports

Annual Report 2018-19